Ed Hamilton Studios
DESCRIPTION: A sculptor known nationwide for his tribute to Black Civil War soldiers, Ed Hamilton started his art career teaching sculpting and ceramics at Iroquois High School in Louisville. In 1983, he was commissioned to create monuments to Booker T. Washington at Hampton University, Joe Louis for the City of Detroit, Amistad Memorial for a group in Connecticut, a statue of Whitney M. Young, Jr. for the Kentucky State University campus, and the Spirit of Freedom sculpture in Washington, DC that memorializes the U.S. Colored Troops who served during the Civil War. The latter work, unveiled in 1998, was the first major artwork by a Black sculptor to be placed on federal land in Washington, DC.
DAYS & HOURS: call for appt
ADDRESS: 543 South Shelby Street, Louisville, KY MAP
E & S Gallery
DESCRIPTION: Established in 1989, Walter & Cathy Shannon are nationally recognized for expert custom framing and every sale is backed by a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. The gallery section of the facility features landscapes, African American and abstract prints, originals sculptures and collectibles.
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Fri 10a-6p, Sat 10a-4p
ADDRESS: 706 West Main Street, Louisville, KY MAP